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Projects & Fundraisers


Year of Chocolate

​The Friends of Lumpkin County Library is once again sponsoring their annual Year of Chocolate Raffle. The Year of Chocolate’s grand prize is a pound of candy from the Dahlonega Fudge Factory each month for 12 months. The winner’s name will be drawn in time for Easter. Tickets are $ 5.00 each or 3 tickets for

$ 10.00  and 7 tickets for $ 20.00. (most bang for your buck!). Tickets are available at the Fudge Factory, at the library circulation desk, and from the Friends of Lumpkin Library Board.


Summer Reading Program

The Friends of the Library strongly supports the Summer Reading Program to keep our community reading through the summer months. We enhance this program by funding the special events guests such as magicians and storytellers. We also provide some of the prizes and books that are given away as part of the Summer Reading Program.

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Used Book Sale Room


​We are pleased to announce that the book sale room at the library will now be open during the following days and times.

Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursdays: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Saturday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The book sale is located in the Book Sale room to the left of the front door of the library and there is a great selection of books available for sale.


Hardbacks are priced at $1.00, paperbacks at $.50 each, and audiobooks and DVDs at $1.00 each. Children’s books continue to be on sale for $.25 each.


All proceeds are used to support library programs and purchase new library materials for the Lumpkin County Library. The used book sale room is a program of and maintained by the Lumpkin County Library.



Are you interested in helping out at the library a few hours a week or a month? Volunteering at the Lumpkin County Library connects you with the world of literacy, lifelong learning and your community. Rewarding opportunities exist at the Lumpkin County Library. In all cases, excellent training is provided to ensure that your volunteer experience is both enjoyable and fruitful.

Assist  Friends of Library board with staff appreciation/recognition events/staff appreciation luncheons. 

Assist Friends of Library board with "Year of Chocolate" annual  fundraiser, ticket sales, media preparations, and business communications.  

Participate in planning hosted special events/ programs.

Hosting local author events and book signings

Assisting with new/existing Membership activities.

Help coordinate general education activities including Story Time and Reading with Dogs.

Each new Friends of the Library membership receives a  certificate that entitles you to  $10.00 worth of  "Library Bucks" to be used in the library book sale room.

Stop by the library front desk to pick up your gift.

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